Garcia v. Geisen et al
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE by Magistrate Judge Kevin R. Sweazea. Show Cause Response due by 12/7/2017. (sls)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEW MEXICO
TODD GEISEN, Captain/Warden Bureau
of Indian Affairs, Office of Justice Services,
Division of Corrections, ROBERT CORIZ,
Governor, Kewa Pueblo, ESQUIPULA TENORIO,
Lieutenant Governor, Kewa Pueblo, all in their
individual and official capacity, and DEAN OWEN,
BIA Federal Officer #349, Bureau of Indian Affairs,
Southern Pueblos Agency, Office of Justice Services,
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE
THIS MATTER is before the Court sua sponte following a review of Respondent
Geisen’s Answer to Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus [Doc. 5]. Included in Respondent
Geisen’s answer is the allegation that Respondent Owen should be dismissed from this action on
the ground that he is an improper party. [Doc. 5, pp. 7-8]. Petitioner has neither responded to
this allegation nor effectuated service upon Mr. Owen. The latter is in violation of Fed. R. Civ. P.
IT IS, THEREFORE, ORDERED that on or before December 7, 2017, Petitioner shall
file a response to this order showing cause why Respondent Owen should not be dismissed from
this action. Petitioner is hereby notified that failure to respond to this order may result in
Respondent Owen’s dismissal from this case without prejudice and without further notice.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
KEVIN R. SWEAZEA
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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